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Sheryl Sandberg
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what year was Anita Summer hired as an economist by the Standard Oil Company, according to the author in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?
(a) 1935.
(b) 1958.
(c) 1947.
(d) 1953.

2. The author says in Chapter 2: “Sit at the Table” that while in college, both she and her brother took a course in what together?
(a) Postmodern literature.
(b) Advanced economics.
(c) Contemporary drama.
(d) European intellectual history.

3. What percentage of seats in parliament are currently held by women globally, according to the author in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?
(a) 40%.
(b) 80%.
(c) 20%.
(d) 30%.

4. How many of the Fortune 500 CEOs are women, according to the author in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?
(a) 33.
(b) 21.
(c) 16.
(d) 19.

5. According to the author in Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability,” what magazine ran a story in November 2011 about female entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and “illustrated it by superimposing the featured women’s heads onto male bodies”?
(a) San Francisco.
(b) The New Yorker.
(c) People.
(d) Time.

Short Answer Questions

1. Eric Schmidt, when offering Sheryl Sandberg her first position at Google, told her “that only one criterion mattered when picking a job.” What is that criterion?

2. The author states in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution” that of the 195 independent countries in the world, how many are led by women?

3. When did the Arab Spring begin?

4. During the Great Depression, the author says that her grandmother was pulled out of Morris High School to help support the household by doing what?

5. The author cites a 2012 Pew study in Chapter 1: “The Leadership Ambition Gap” which found that among young people ages 18-34, what percentage of women rated “success in a high-paying career or profession” as important to their lives?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the outcome discovered in the study described in the beginning of Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability”?

2. How does the author describe Peggy McIntosh’s impressions on her in Chapter 2: “Sit at the Table”?

3. How does the author equate mentorship with Prince Charming in Chapter 5: “Are You My Mentor?”

4. What story does the author use to connect the title of Chapter 5: “Are You My Mentor?” with the theme of the chapter?

5. How does Sandberg suggest one might go about soliciting a mentor in Chapter 5: “Are You My Mentor?”

6. Why does the author assert it is imperative to overcome gender stereotypes in the workplace in Chapter 1: “The Leadership Ambition Gap”?

7. What does the author cite Shankar Vedantam as having written about in Chapter 3: “Success and Likeability”?

8. What does Sheryl Sandberg say must be overcome in order to reach true gender equality in the Introduction: “Internalizing the Revolution”?

9. How does the author describe “impostor syndrome” in Chapter 2: “Sit at the Table”?

10. How does the author describe the internal barriers that women face in Chapter 1: “The Leadership Ambition Gap”?

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